Category Archives: body talk

This Post Is About My Hair

I haven’t shaved my head since before we moved in late October. Partly because I have been busy. Partly because the new place doesn’t have a working outlet in the bathroom. Partly because it’s cold in Michigan. Partly because leaning … Continue reading

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Still Standing

Image from @how.u.feeling If you ask me how I am, I don’t know if you want to hear the truth or just reassurance that I am still trucking along. I don’t want to seem like I’m whining and I don’t … Continue reading

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Diagnosis

I need to make this brief as it is late and I have a migraine. I need to stop avoiding this space and to just put it here, which makes it more real somehow. Last Thursday I finally saw a … Continue reading

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Tongue Tie: 5 Weeks Post Surgery

I began referring to it as surgery after a week of people not understanding the complexity of the procedure. Though I was awake with lots of numbing medication, it was very much an in office surgery with a long healing … Continue reading

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It’s the Little Things

I successfully bought bras and underpants yesterday! With my child in tow, so that’s extra amazing in my book. I’m very basic when it comes to these items and I hate clothes shopping in general. I have worn cotton underwear … Continue reading

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Writing Because I Can

Sometimes I am drawn to this space, especially when scaling back on my social media usage. While other times I am overwhelmed by the possibility of filling this vast white box. I crave the therapeutic effects of writing/blogging and remind … Continue reading

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Fumbling Along

I have been feeling really bad for about a week. My whole body hurts to the point it is hard to sleep some nights. I am so exhausted and fatigued. I am snapping and irritable and down. I have some … Continue reading

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